Russian tennis player Yelena Bovina won a representative women's tournament in Warsaw. As the RIA Novosti correspondent reports, in the final match Bovina defeated 6-3, 6-1 Henrieta Nagyova from Slovakia who was seeded No.1 in the tournament. It is the first title won by the 19-year-old Russian tennis player. Belgian Justine Henin emerged victorious in another women's tennis tournament held in Berlin. In the final match she unexpectedly enough beat Serena Williams from the USA who was seeded fourth (6-2, 1-6, 7-6, 7-5).
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